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Written by Dave Mora
On Jun 17 , 2008 for Daily Rants

iPhone 2.0 still a no go for me


A 199.99 iPhone is still not worth my money. Apple fan boys no need to send me your hate mail or even long essays on how the iPhone is an evolution of a mobile device.

Apple has done an awesome job in creating a solid hardware and great software roadmap. The platform that they have created will take mobile computing to the next level. I can not wait for the day where I can take my desktop with me through the use of my phone. Although, I feel we are almost their and the iPhone will likely be the device to bring that to me. I am still not motivated to leave my HTC behind.

I only have two reasons why I am not on the iPhone. The first one may be silly but how can you not have copy and paste. I mean GPS is great but why can I not copy a url and then paste it in safari?

If you know for a fact that you can cut and paste please correct me.

The other silly reason is Flash support. The more and more I use my HTC 8925 with a hacked flash player the more I need it. I mean I can watch uStream broadcasts now and enjoy on my phone from anywhere even when in the passenger seat on the 101.

But at 199.99 I do recommend the iPhone for people who don’t care about flash or cut and paste. The iPhone is still the best way to combine a phone and a solid mp3 player.

But hey if Apple wants to send me a special developer version where I can cut and paste and view Ustream please contact me.

Good times.

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